Grado is cutting the wires with the GT220

Many a brand has created what they tout as the best true wireless earbuds to hit the market. Some of these have been quite nice (see our review on the Audio Technica ones), and others have been better suited to the bargain bin. Well, when a company like Grado puts their name on a pair – as they have with the Grado GT220 – then one is inclined to believe it’s a top-shelf play.

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Introducing the Anker Soundcore Life Q30

Up until a few months ago, I wasn’t even aware what I missing out on by NOT using noise-cancelling headphones in this new work-from-home world. When I reviewed the Anker Soundcore Life Q20 (seen here), I was blown away by how well it killed background noise – both for me and for people on the other side of my calls. Well, Anker wasn’t going to sit on their laurels – and now, we’ve got the Anker Soundcore Life Q30 coming for our ears very soon.

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Cut out the noise with the Anker Soundcore Life Q20 headphones

Prior to COVID-19 days (remember those times? The precedented ones?), I had toyed with the idea of getting some active noice cancellation (ANC) headphones. As it turns out, the open plan workplace can be a bit distracting. I never quite got around to it, but it came up again with working from home, and just the day-to-day noise life in a house can contain. That’s where the Anker Soundcore Life Q20 headphones came in.

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The KiloDrone Synth Tone – what happens when you hook up 1000 oscillators?

This is the in sound from way out, baby. What happens when you hook up 1000 oscillators to make sound?

From the earliest synthesizers, from Lev Theremin, to Moog, to Buchla, and more, sound is oscillation.

What’s that sound like, and how’s it work?

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SND-RAY: Classic shades with silent tunes

Hey, you remember those funky Oakleys with built in headphones that Dog the Bounty Hunter wore, right? Well, it takes a certain style to pull those off, I think. What if, however, you could have some classic Wayfarer style shades with “hidden” headphones built in? That’s what the SND-RAY has on tap.

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Vizio is bringing that summertime heat

We’ve focused a good bit on the products coming from Vizio, as they seem to offer a great “bang for your buck” while bringing along some nice technology. Even on the lower end, their products can really spruce up your current setup. Today, we’ll give you a quick rundown of their new products.

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Shrinking things down with the PaMu Slide Mini

A little bit under a year ago, I went hands-on with my first set of true wireless earbuds in the form of the PaMu Slide (you can see that review here). Well, here we are, and the technology parade marches on, which means it’s time for a new version to hit the street, in the form of the PaMu Slide Mini.

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Bone Conduction technology is for the kids, now, with the myFirst Headphones

Back when I did a roundup post of some work-from-home options, headphones were a section I focused on, as you’ll want some good cans to get on those Zoom calls, or even just block out external noise while you work. What about the kids? I mean, they can tune out the outside world easily enough – which is why bone conduction headphones seem like an interesting option. Enter the myFirst Headphones from Oaxis.

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Now you’re playing with (solar) Power!

Well, that was a pretty famous tagline from my youth, and perhaps yours as well. Of course, these days, when we’re talking power, it’s all about how to save it (at home) or how to provided it to your electron-hungy devices. These Solgaard devices might help with the first, but they definitely will improve things for the second.

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